Limited Edition WWI era Pins on sale NOW!

We are so proud of our collection here at the Richmond Museum of History that we decided to clone some of it and sell it to you! The originals of these pins have been in our collection since the 1980's and they're just too fun to keep to ourselves. So we reproduced them and are selling them for the very low price of only $6! We hope to include more reproduction merchandise from our collection in the future. When you visit the Richmond Museum of History, make sure to pick up a set and show you...
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How World War I Changed Richmond – Free Community Reception March 11, 2pm

World War I Exhibit - How World War I Changed Richmond DATES:  March 11– June 30, 2017 Richmond Museum of History 400 Nevin Avenue, Richmond, CA 94802 Open: 1–4pm Wednesday through Sunday Fees: Adults is $5 or Seniors/Students $3, Children are FREE! Public Programs: Karen English, April 8, 2pm, Poetry of World War I Susan Anderson, June 3, 2pm, World War I, Resistance and the New Negro in California
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2017 Annual Membership Meeting of the Richmond Museum Association

  Thanks so much to all the members of the Richmond Museum Association (RMA) who attended the annual meeting on Sunday February 26, 2017! The event was productive, informative and fun! Executive Director Melinda McCrary provided a report on the 2016 activities at the Richmond Museum of History. Director of Ship's Operations and newly elected board member Johannes Hoech gave a similar report for the SS Red Oak Victory. Congrats to both Melinda and Johannes for successful 2016 at the Museu...
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An Afternoon with Calvin Fong Program is a HUGE Success!

The Richmond Museum of History hosted Calvin Fong on April 11, 2015 to speak about Fong Wan's shrimping business in Richmond from approximately 1934-1948. We suspected the program would be popular as we had many phone calls inquiring leading up to the day, but we were happily surprised that nearly 100 people were in attendance! We literally did not have enough chairs for everyone, so it was standing room only! Many descendants of Chinese shrimpers from Richmond were in the audience as...
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